Still Life as Landscape

Inspired by the travel photographer Erin Sullivan, my AP Drawing year one students were challenged to use everyday objects in their house to create a "landscape". I asked them to paint or draw this scene as a complete composition. For examples of how Erin Sullivan has done this you can read the article here, as... Continue Reading →

Conceptualism and Frank Stella

Last week we began our second to last project for the year: Frank Stella Inspired Word Art for the Wall we are creating a mixed media work of art that breaks the confines of our usual squares and rectangles. Inspired by the art of Frank Stella, a conceptual "painter", each student is creating¬†a wall hanging,... Continue Reading →

NAEA San Diego Conference

I am still adjusting to the time change, but I am now back from my trip to San Diego for this years National Art Education Association conference. It was so fantastic I am going to have a hard time putting my experience into words.¬† (See... It's hard for me to put those notes into words.)... Continue Reading →

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